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  • 1991 R. López de Heredia Rioja Blanco Gran Reserva Viña Tondonia – Spain, La Rioja, La Rioja Alta, Rioja (11/26/2019)
    WIML93

    Tasted non blind. Opened and served immediately. Followed over about 3 hours.

    Dark yellow, almost gold in color, clear looking throughout. Nose of sherry, dried ginger and brandy soaked pears. Flavors of brandy soaked pears, cherry wasser and minerals. Medium to bright acidity, full bodied. Drink or hold. I’d drink. Drinking really well right now. (93 points)

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  • 2001 R. López de Heredia Rioja Viña Tondonia – Spain, La Rioja, La Rioja Alta, Rioja (5/25/2019)
    WIML91

    Tasted non blind. Tasted from magnum.

    Garnet color in the glass, clear looking throughout. Nose of leather, black berries and black pepper. Flavors of black raspberries and black berries. Medium acidity, resolved tannin, full bodied. Drink or hold. (91 points)

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  • 1990 R. López de Heredia Rioja Blanco Reserva Viña Tondonia – Spain, La Rioja, La Rioja Alta, Rioja (5/25/2019)
    WIML93

    Tasted non blind.

    Yellow to gold color in the glass, clear looking throughout. Nose of ginger, apricot and wet stones. Flavors of lemon, yellow apples and minerals. Medium acidity, full bodied. Drink or hold. I’d lean towards drink. (93 points)

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  • 1995 R. López de Heredia Rioja Gran Reserva Viña Bosconia – Spain, La Rioja, La Rioja Alta, Rioja (5/25/2019)
    WIML91

    Tasted non blind.

    Garnet color in the glass, fairly clear looking. Nose of barnyard and mixed berries. Flavors of red berries and raspberries. Medium acidity, resolved tannin, medium to full bodied. Drink now. Can be held if preferred. (91 points)

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  • 2002 R. López de Heredia Rioja Reserva Viña Tondonia – Spain, La Rioja, La Rioja Alta, Rioja (2/22/2017)
    WIML91

    Tasted non blind.

    Garnet to dark garnet color in the glass, clear looking throughout. Nose of cocoa powder, pepper, plum and a mix of dark and blue fruits. Flavors of berries, raspberries, plum and minerals. Medium to tart acidity, medium tannin, full bodied. Drink or hold. (91 points)

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  • 2000 R. López de Heredia Rioja Rosado Gran Reserva Viña Tondonia – Spain, La Rioja, La Rioja Alta, Rioja (4/8/2015)
    WIML92

    Tasted non blind.

    Salmon color in the glass, clear looking throughout. Nose of petrol, anise and cranberries. Flavors of strawberries, cranberries and red berries. Medium acidity, full bodied. Drink or hold. (92 points)

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  • 2001 R. López de Heredia Rioja Reserva Viña Tondonia – Spain, La Rioja, La Rioja Alta, Rioja (12/24/2012)
    WIML91

    Tasted non blind. Opened and served immediately.

    Garnet to dark garnet color in the glass, clear looking throughout. Nose of pepper, perfume and mixed dakr fruits. Flavors of berries, cherries and raspberries. Bright acidity, firm tannins, full bodied. Drink now with some air or continue to hold. No rush. (91 points)

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